Northern Offshore has announced that R. Bradley Forth joined the company as senior vice president and chief financial officer.
“[Forth] will further strengthen the Northern Offshore team as we prepare for a market turnaround and future growth,” said Gary Casswell, president and CEO of Northern. “He brings public finance expertise and key investor relationships to the mix, as well as experience raising capital and with the IPO process.”
Forth previously served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and corporate secretary for HF2 Financial Management and for Highbury Financial, two publicly traded investment companies that he co-founded. Prior to that he served in roles of increasing responsibility with Berkshire Capital Securities, a boutique investment bank.
“I am pleased to begin working with Casswell and the entire Northern Offshore team,” said Forth. “Our market faces challenges today, but we believe great opportunities will emerge from this turmoil. I’m looking forward to helping Northern capitalize on these opportunities and build a premium fleet of jackup rigs with a robust and durable capital structure.”
Forth holds degrees in economics and chemistry from Duke University. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of both the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Securities Analysts.
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